Pretend you’re a tourist. Be a kid again. Whatever your excuse is, there’s no denying the fun at the perennially crowded lakeside attraction. Its best bets: Seadog speedboat cruises, the Ferris wheel, and the Chicago Children’s Museum, natch.
Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.